Friday, May 31, 2013

Celebrating Black Farmers in America Past and Present: A Benefit Fundraiser


Note: This event has passed but we wanted to spotlight a significant benefit that many might not have of heard of before!


Black Urban Growers Benefit
Celebrating Black Farmers Past and Present
Join BUGS (Black Urban Growers) along with many notable local and national organizations on 

                 Thursday, May 30, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

for an evening of delicious food, music and conversation to raise funds for New York City's third Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners Conference. 
Guest Speakers
Photodocumentary Screening followed by Q&A Session
John Francis Ficara will present his award winning photgraphic documentary project "Black Farmers In America."
Regina Bernard - Assistant Professor of Black and Hispanic Studies at Baruch College 
 Kolu Zigbi - Program Officer for Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems at the Jessie Noyes Foundation
Karen Washington - Co-Founder of La Familia Verde Garden Coalition; Named one of Ebony Magazine's 100 Influential People  
Refreshments and Appetizers will be Served 
DJ spinnin' Soul, R&B, Rock, Funk, Jazz and Afrobeats
For press inquires, donations and sponsorship opportunities, please : info@blackfarmersconf.org
Horticultural Society
148 W 37th Street
13th Floor
New York, NY 10018
Tickets $30 
Purchase Your Tickets Below!
Tickets will also be available at the door! 
Donations are Welcome